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1998 BMW M5 E39 specs


Curb weight 1795 kilograms (3957 pounds)
Year introduced 1998
Displacement 4900 cubic centimeters (4.9 liters / 299 cubic inches)
Maximum power 400 metric horsepower (395 brake horsepower / 294 kilowatts) @ 6600 rpm
Maximum torque 500 Newton-meters (369 pound-feet) @ 3800 rpm
Engine location front-mounted
Drive rear wheel drive
0 to 60 mph 4.8 seconds
0 to 100 kph 5.1 seconds
Quarter mile 13.6 s @ 111 mph
Top speed 250 kph / 155 mph


M5 distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 5.8 s @ 69 mph
1/8 mile 9.1 s @ 89 mph
1000 feet 11.5 s @ 101 mph
1/4 mile 13.6 s @ 111 mph

M5 acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 0.9 s
0 - 20 mph 1.7 s
0 - 30 mph 2.3 s
0 - 40 mph 3.0 s
0 - 50 mph 3.8 s
0 - 60 mph 4.8 s
0 - 70 mph 6.1 s
0 - 80 mph 7.7 s
0 - 90 mph 9.4 s
0 - 100 mph 11.3 s
0 - 110 mph 13.5 s
0 - 120 mph 15.9 s

M5 acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.5 s
0 - 20 kph 1.1 s
0 - 30 kph 1.6 s
0 - 40 kph 2.0 s
0 - 50 kph 2.4 s
0 - 60 kph 2.8 s
0 - 70 kph 3.3 s
0 - 80 kph 3.8 s
0 - 90 kph 4.4 s
0 - 100 kph 5.1 s
0 - 110 kph 5.9 s
0 - 120 kph 6.8 s
0 - 130 kph 7.8 s
0 - 140 kph 8.9 s
0 - 150 kph 10.0 s
0 - 160 kph 11.2 s
0 - 170 kph 12.5 s
0 - 180 kph 13.9 s
0 - 190 kph 15.4 s
0 - 200 kph 16.9 s

M5 distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 6.1 s @ 114 kph
200 meters 9.0 s @ 143 kph
300 meters 11.4 s @ 162 kph
400 meters 13.5 s @ 178 kph
500 meters 15.5 s @ 191 kph

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